olio (7252) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
375 ml bottle @ wPBF’13.
Pours dark hazy golden color with a small head. Aroma of sweet fruits, some bourbon notes, wood and mild nuts. Flavor of fruits, pale malts, nuts and goose berries. A disappointment.
lusikka (6874) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
375 ml bottle @ WPBF 2013.
Pours a dark amber colour with a white head. Aroma of sweet caramel, wood and nuts. Flavour of sweet caramel, wood, nuts, grassy hops, some floral notes and sweet pear juice. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a sweet, malty, slightly woody finish. Pretty much the same as the non-BA version.
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - APR 27, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled. A hazy dark red beer with a tan head. The aroma has notes of alcohol, grapes, malt, fruits, and caramel. And now I'm drunk :)
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
jmgreenuk (5529) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - APR 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at the John=Jim Den Haag tasting, Den Haag. Poured a cloudy reddish brown with a thin off white head. The aroma is hoppy and floral. The flavour is big bitter, hoppy, but rich and very smooth. The alcohol is well disguised.
dEnk (4162) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ jim is jon tasting. Aroma is big fruity winey notes, some wood, slight malt. Flavour is medium sweetness, balanced out by a slight sour wine note, complimented by the wood great stuff.
kermis (6421) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared from Denk. Pours hazy amber orange with an off white head. Aroma of citrus, caramel, light fruit, wood, grapefruit. Flavour is over moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.
Vaiz (3739) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ ABC Beers Jim=John tasting. Hazy copper pour, creamy off-white head. Aroma is creamy, fruity, alcohol, smooth, some brandy. Flavor is very smooth, fruity, floral, warming, sweet and full bodied. Very well balanced and very smooth. Great brew.
deanso (6242) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
37.5cl bottle shared courtesy of Denk.
Thick creamy off white head. Hazy amber pour. Lovely brew!
oh6gdx (21929) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled@vPBFII. Amber colour, slightly off-white head. Aroma is sweet fruits, some alcohol along with some sugary notes. Flavour is alcohol, sweet malts, some fruits and nectar. Aging doesn’t help. No thanks.
laiti (6729) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
37,5cl bottle @ wPBF, BBE
Aroma has peppery spices, toffee and some caramel. Flavour has peppery spices, some toffee, caramel and alcohol. No, putting this one in muscatel barrels does not make this a better beer. It just makes this more spicy.